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February 23, 2017
Extremists attack Niger military patrol, kill 15 soldiers
A spokesman for Niger's military says at least 15 soldiers have been killed in an attack by Islamic extremists on a patrol ...
February 13, 2017
Govt: At least 13 killed in ethnic clashes in central Mali
Mali's government says at least 13 people have been killed after a weekend of clashes in Mali's central region.
February 02, 2017
Organizers lament cancellation of Timbuktu music festival
The last-minute cancellation of a well-known music festival in Timbuktu that had drawn thousands of foreigners marks a missed ...
January 19, 2017
French military: Death toll in Mali base attack rises to 77
The death toll in a suicide attack on a Mali army camp in the African country's north has risen to 77, a French military ...
January 18, 2017
Death toll in Mali suicide blast rises to at least 60
A suicide bomber in an explosives-laden vehicle penetrated a camp in northern Mali on Wednesday, killing at least 60 people ...
January 14, 2017
No deal in talks to persuade Gambian leader to step down
No deal was reached Friday in last-ditch attempts by a regional mediation team to persuade Gambia's longtime leader to step ...
January 11, 2017
Carter: Guinea worm disease reported in 3 countries in 2016
Former President Jimmy Carter, who has been working for decades to eradicate Guinea worm disease, says only 25 human cases ...
December 23, 2016
Region to send in troops if Gambia president won't step down
West African leaders will send troops into Gambia if its longtime ruler who lost elections does not step down next month, the ...
December 17, 2016
Legislature: Ex-Mali president won't face treason charges
Mali's National Assembly has rejected the idea of trying former President Amadou Toumani Toure on treason charges. The former ...
November 30, 2016
Ex-Mali coup leader goes on trial on killing charges
The coup leader blamed for destabilizing Mali went on trial Wednesday with 17 co-defendants, accused of kidnapping and ...
November 08, 2016
Gunmen kill 5 soldiers in attack on western Niger town
Heavily armed gunmen killed five Niger soldiers and injured four others Tuesday in an attack on a town near the border with ...
November 07, 2016
Islamic extremists attack near Mali capital, no dead
An official in Malia says that Islamic extremists attacked a town about 150 kilometers (93 miles) north of Bamako, the ...
October 17, 2016
Gunmen attack Niger prison holding extremists, 1 dead
Gunmen attacked a prison in Niger that holds jihadists early Monday and were repelled by security forces who killed an ...
October 15, 2016
American aid worker kidnapped in Niger, official says
Gunmen stormed the house of a longtime American aid worker in Niger, killing two people before fleeing with the man toward ...
October 04, 2016
Ambush kills soldier in Mali; 2nd UN peacekeeper dies
A Malian soldier was killed and two others wounded in an ambush near Timbuktu, an army spokesman said Tuesday, as the United ...
September 27, 2016
Muslim radical convicted in destruction of mausoleums
An international court on Tuesday found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of ...
September 11, 2016
Gunmen kill woman, 5-year-old boy in Niger refugee camp
A spokesman for the U.N. refugee agency says that a woman and a 5-year-old boy were killed when unidentified gunmen attacked ...
September 10, 2016
Gunmen kill 3 soldiers, injure 2 in central Mali 'ambush'
Mali's defense ministry says three soldiers were killed and two seriously injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen near ...